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Title: Meghan
Pixel Artist: Chrispy  (Level 7 Sheriff :: 9197 points)
Posted: 6/4/2011 20:08
Palette: 11 colors
Statistics:  18 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

This is a portrait of my girlfriend's best friend. Also it is my contest entry. Two for one!


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neuryel1314 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/25/2011 15:55


Chrispy (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 6/10/2011 22:47

Updated the image.

SatTheArtist (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/8/2011 11:43

Nice dithering, goodluck.

|||| (Level 8 Venus fly trap) @ 6/6/2011 19:37

I think she looks better in the pixel version

Chrispy (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 6/6/2011 11:48

Well, can't really update it until after the voting ends. After the challenge is over I'll try to fix everything I can.

Chibiwing (Level 4 Deputy) @ 6/6/2011 09:42

Dp - The edit looks good, but you forgot to fix her cleavage.

dpixel (Level 9 Vice President) @ 6/6/2011 05:07

Not bad.  The dithering is a bit much tho.  I would have went with a more contrasting color ramp.

Quick edit:

A.B. Lazer (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/5/2011 17:46

I think that lip issue is still present - now looks like they bent inwards, although with closer look area is defined. But color chosen is too close to the rest of the skin, so they not read as lips. Try to experiment: use more pinkish tone, see will it make for better or for worse if line between liips will be defined not by dark line as on photo but by difference between shades of upper and lower lip - such things.

With the whole face - you're getting closer, but not yet there.

Chrispy (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 6/5/2011 17:17

Tried taking everyone's critiques and comments to fix her up a bit. Better?

A.B. Lazer (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/5/2011 15:59

E-e-ew, you made her fat and stole her lips. Two for one!

But I know how hard it is to make a portrait even with a ref, and it becomes increasingly harder with each color added.

Seems that you haven't took enough measures to make all proportional to original. As for shadows and such problem parts as lips - you can even use automatic color decrease to two colors or so to see how it would treat shadows and take a note if any solution is usable. Also if you plan to show it to anyone, I think some difference would be tolerated as long as overall look is pretty.

Chibiwing (Level 4 Deputy) @ 6/5/2011 13:26

Her mouth looks awkward and her neck seems too big or something.  Her chest shouldn't be showing that much shadow so high up either.

Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 6/5/2011 11:19

"dat ass"

ZeroSum (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 6/5/2011 11:10

Could do without dithering, honestly. Her chest is a little high too.

Chrispy (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 6/5/2011 08:29

Updated the description with the reference

xxmantisxx (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 6/5/2011 08:07

Very nice, the face is clean, and good looking, nice pixel art! oFTo

had0c (Level 3 Stalker) @ 6/5/2011 05:03

 Friday Friday.

Peach (Level 6 Made) @ 6/5/2011 02:51

 looks nice, could you please post the ref pic?

ThomasJH (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 6/5/2011 02:20

stunning, looks beauty.   nice one.

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